Research for more accurate decisions and better information

Large areas of the society are dependent on or influenced by weather and water. Increased requirements with regard to the environment and a climate in change provide new prerequisites. The SMHI research department provides tools, knowledge and decision guidance for the society. Read more about the SMHI research.

Research news from SMHI

Next steps in regional climate modelling

The CORDEX Scientific Advisory Team recently met to plan future activities that will strengthen regional climate modelling activities across the globe.

Conference on harmful algal blooms and climate change

Climate change is impacting the marine environment. The future trend may include increasing harmful algal blooms. SMHI, in cooperation with several international institutes, will arrange a conference on harmful algal blooms and climate change in Gothenburg, May 19-22 2015.

17 March 2015

CORDEX Scientific Advisory Team plans for next steps in regional climate modelling

The International Project Office for CORDEX, IPOC hosted by SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and …

09 March 2015

Satellites key to new projects

Satellite information is used in several different ways within SMHIs research. Two new projects are …

06 March 2015

New research shows wood smoke's impact on health

Small-scale wood burning is a significant source of air pollution. However, there is limited …

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Research Areas

Research Projects

Future of the Baltic Sea

The problems associated with eutrophication have long affected the Baltic Sea. Four years of research will provide more knowledge about the future of the Baltic

Development of forecasts for direct solar radiation

Short-term forecasts for direct solar radiation will be developed by researchers from SMHI within the framework of a European research project on solar energy.

Future climate change in the Arctic

A research project is to investigate climate change in the Arctic over the next 30 years. The study will show how the reduced amounts of sea ice and snow in the Arctic are interacting with climate change.

The GREENICE project

Open data gives water apps

Apps and web services for forecasting and decision support in the event of flooding, water contamination, irrigation and dam control. This is the aim of a European research project coordinated by SMHI.

About the SMHI Research Department

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Research for more accurate decisions and better information

Large areas of society are dependent on or influenced by the weather and water. Increased requirements with regard to the environment and a changed climate also provide new opportunities.

Scientific Advisory Committee

Strategic support for long-term development of SMHI’s research.